Synopsys Mock Interview

To help you prepare for a Synopsys job interview, here are 27 interview questions and answer examples.

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Talk about your previous user interface design experience in detail. Why do you feel that this experience will translate well to this role with Synopsys?

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List of 27 Synopsys Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    Talk about your previous user interface design experience in detail. Why do you feel that this experience will translate well to this role with Synopsys?

  2. 2.

    What publication tools do you have experience working on during your time as a technical writer?

  3. 3.

    How have you handled obstacles that you've faced during information gathering processes in your time as a technical writer?

  4. 4.

    If hired here at Synopsys to develop iOS and Android software, when would you use a fragment rather than an activity?

  5. 5.

    Do you have experience working with different CASE tools? If so, what do you have experience with?

  6. 6.

    As a machine learning engineer, how do you avoid the curse of dimensionality in your designs?

  7. 7.

    The next cloud engineer that we hire here at Synopsys needs to be able build a system that can handle a high amount of traffic. How would you test our system's ability to handle large amounts of traffic?

  8. 8.

    Do you have experience utilizing Bayesian networks in designing artificial intelligence?

  9. 9.

    What do you feel are the primary features and benefits of the Java programming language?

  10. 10.

    What software analysis and design tools do you have familiarity working with?

  11. 11.

    Do you consider yourself stronger in C++, C#, Java, or Python?

  12. 12.

    In SQL, how do you explain the differences between clustered and non-clustered indexes? Can you name a time that you used each?

  13. 13.

    What skills do you use to cope with the day to day stress and pressure on the job?

  14. 14.

    Can you describe the software development lifecycle?

  15. 15.

    How do you feel cloud computing has positively impacted the software industry?

  16. 16.

    Which technical resources do you use to help you do your job?

  17. 17.

    As you reflect back on your career to this point in your search for a new position, what would you say is your ideal work environment or culture?

  18. 18.

    As the onsite consultant for our clients here at Synopsys, you may be privy to confidential information or data. How can we ensure that you will hold client data security in the highest confidence?

  19. 19.

    In designing Android software, what is your experience using parcelable versus serializable within an app?

  20. 20.

    What programming languages would you consider yourself fluent in?

  21. 21.

    If you were asked to review a colleague's code that they had written, what key things would you look for?

  22. 22.

    Here at Synopsys, we ask our test engineers to follow specific QA protocols. What role do you feel QA plays in software development and testing?

  23. 23.

    Give an example of a time that you used a universal design practice in your work as a UI or UX designer. Why was it important to do this?

  24. 24.

    If you were confronted with a time where you wouldn't be able to meet a deadline here at Synopsys, what steps would you take when you made that realization?

  25. 25.

    What is one thing that really tests your patience when dealing with your coworkers?

  26. 26.

    In our consulting services here at Synopsys, we often have to work with people who aren't very tech savvy. How would you handle a situation like this if hired for this role?

  27. 27.

    Do you have any unique skills or past work experiences that we can't see on your resume that would benefit the team here at Synopsys?